Emma Coufal, a kindergarten teacher at Think College Now in Oakland, Calif., shares how she uses conferences with students during reading workshops to differentiate her instruction.
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Sean McComb, an English teacher at Patapsco High School in Dundalk, Md., uses the workshop model to engage students through self-directing learning. The strategy, he says, enables students to manage and asses their own progress.
March 30, 2016
Emma Coufal, a kindergarten teacher at the Think College Now School in Oakland, Calif., shows how reading instruction can be personalized through a workshop model. She holds mini-lessons and conferences with students to build both their reading and language skills.
March 16, 2016
Julia Gelormino, a first grade teacher at Think College Now Elementary in Oakland, Calif., shares how she develops questions that involve peer input and produce a variety of responses. This strategy encourages English Language Learners to practice using academic language.
March 09, 2016
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February 24, 2016
Ninth grade English teacher Erin from Oceanside Senior High School in N.J., has students use peer feedback when revising their essays. Students critique each other's work to identify effective writing as they follow a five-step revision process.
February 17, 2016
Sherwanda Chism, a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Winridge Elementary School in Memphis, Tenn., posts students' work on the walls to increase engagement during their walk-around research activity.
February 10, 2016
Anne Mechler, a 5th grade teacher at the Momentous School in Dallas, Texas, guides her students through relaxation strategies to help them focus in the classroom.
January 13, 2016
High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling uses movement to help her students to take on active roles as speakers and listeners during class discussions.
January 06, 2016
Destiny Woodbury, a 5th grade science teacher at KIPP Liberation College Prep in Houston, has her students create blueprints and models for an egg-drop challenge. This lesson is part of an "egg engineering" unit that Woodbury developed in partnership with Boeing engineers.